AT&T U-verse Arris Modems NVG589 / NVG599 / 5268AC Multiple Vulnerabilities (SharknATTo)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102916


The remote device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote Arris device's self report model is NVG589, NVG599 or 5268AC.
It is, therefor, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including a firewall bypass, multiple instances of hardcoded credentials, privilege escalation, and remote code execution.

Note: Nessus has not checked the firmware version and is detecting this vulnerability based on the device's self reported model number.


No vendor-supplied fix is currently available. Contact vendor for further details.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102916

File Name: arris_modem_sharknatto.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 9/1/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-14116


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10793, CVE-2017-14115, CVE-2017-14116, CVE-2017-14117

BID: 100585